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NS2 Manual of Arms with NJROTC Drill Rifle

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Bishop Kenny NJROTC Naval Science Two Lesson Manual of Arms with Drill Rifle

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NS2 Manual of Arms with NJROTC Drill Rifle

  1. 1. CHAPTER 3 MANUAL OF ARMS WITH THE NJROTC DRILL RIFLE
  2. 2. Rifle Positions • The balance is the center of your rifle. • Position the rifle diagonally across the body.
  3. 3. Rifle Positions (cont.) • Left hand is at the balance, thumb and fingers grasping rifle and sling. • Extend and join fingers to form a “U” with thumb. • The barrel points up at an angle that bisects juncture of neck and shoulders.
  4. 4. Rifle Positions (cont.) • The heel of butt is on line with the right hip. • Rifle is held at height that allows right forearm to be parallel to the deck when the small of stock is grasped with right hand. • The distance of rifle from the body should be about 4 inches from your belt.
  5. 5. Rifle Positions (cont.) • The cadence of rifle movement is 112 to 120 counts per minute. • While marching at double time, the rifle is held across the body. • The manual of arms for the rifle is taught while halted.
  6. 6. Rifle Nomenclature Cadets should study this nomenclature from the Drill Manual, page DM-32.
  7. 7. When you are given the commands AT EASE or REST, your right foot remains in place, and the rifle is held as in parade rest with your right arm slightly relaxed.
  8. 8. While AT EASE, you may not talk, but while at REST, you may talk softly.
  9. 9. PORT, ARMS Purpose: To bring the rifle to a two-handed carry position • A two-count movement • Executed when halted at order arms • The command is, “Port, ARMS.”
  10. 10. PORT, ARMS (cont.) On the command “ARMS,” and for the count of one, grasp the rifle with your right hand and raise it diagonally across your chest until your right hand is in front of and slightly left of your face. On the same count, grasp the rifle at the balance with your left hand.
  11. 11. PORT, ARMS (cont.) On the second count, move your right hand from the upper hand guard to the small of the stock. Both elbows should be against your sides with your right wrist and forearm straight and parallel to the ground, upper arm in line with your body.
  12. 12. PORT, ARMS (cont.) Your rifle should be 4 inches in front of your body. The fingers are joined and wrapped around the rifle, with the thumb wrapped around the opposite side. In the position of port arms, the rifle is held across the body with the butt in front of the right hip.
  13. 13. Order Arms from Port Arms • A three-count movement • The command is “Order, ARMS.”
  14. 14. Order Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On the first count: ~ move your right hand smartly from the small of the stock to the upper hand guard ~ the elbow is held without strain and nearly touches the hand guard
  15. 15. Order Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On the second count: ~ release the balance with your left hand and lower the rifle until the butt is three inches from the deck ~ while lowering the rifle, change the grasp with the right hand to the „V‟ position and move your left hand near the stacking swivel
  16. 16. Order Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On the third count: ~ return your left hand smartly to your side ~ lower the butt gently to the deck
  17. 17. Port Arms from Left Shoulder Arms • This is a two-count movement. • The command is “Port, ARMS.”
  18. 18. Port Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the command of execution (1st count): ~ grasp the small of the stock with your right hand ~ the right arm is held down without strain
  19. 19. Port Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the second count release the butt with your left hand • At the same time: ~ bring the rifle across your body ~ grasp the balance with your left hand as in Port Arms
  20. 20. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms • A five-count movement, executed only while halted at attention • The command is “Order, ARMS.”
  21. 21. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the first count: ~ grasp the small of the stock with your right hand ~ the right arm is held down without strain
  22. 22. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the second count release the butt with your left hand • At the same time: ~ bring the rifle across your body ~ grasp the balance with your left hand as in Port Arms
  23. 23. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the third count: ~ move your right hand smartly to from the small of the stock to the upper hand guard ~ the elbow is held without strain and nearly touches the hand guard
  24. 24. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the fourth count: ~ release the balance with your left hand and lower the rifle until the butt is three inches from the deck ~ while lowering the rifle, change the grasp with the right hand to the „V‟ position and move your left hand near the stacking swivel
  25. 25. Order Arms from Left Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the fifth count: ~ return your left hand smartly to your side ~ lower the butt gently to the deck
  26. 26. Left Shoulder Arms from Port Arms • This is a two-count movement. • The command is “Left Shoulder, ARMS.”
  27. 27. Left Shoulder Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On count one: ~ release the balance with left hand and place the rifle on your left shoulder with your right hand ~ your right wrist and forearm are straight and held down without strain
  28. 28. Left Shoulder Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On count one (cont.): ~ at the same time grasp the heel of the butt ~ your thumb and index finger touch on top of the stock ~ the remaining fingers are joined and wrap around the rifle butt
  29. 29. Left Shoulder Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On count one (cont.): ~ the rifle is at a 45-degree angle to the deck, sights up ~ keep the rifle pointing directly fore and aft ~ left elbow is against your side ~ left forearm is straight and parallel to the deck, upper arm in line with your back
  30. 30. Left Shoulder Arms from Port Arms (cont.) • On count two, drop your right hand smartly to your side.
  31. 31. Inspection Arms • This is a four-count movement. • The command is “Inspection, ARMS.”
  32. 32. Inspection Arms (cont.) • On counts one and two, come to Port Arms.
  33. 33. Inspection Arms (cont.) • On count three, drop your head and look at the cartridge chamber of the rifle.
  34. 34. Inspection Arms (cont.) • On count four, raise your head smartly to the position of attention.
  35. 35. Attention from Rest Positions • The command is “Squad (Platoon or Company), ATTENTION.” • On “Squad (Platoon or Company),” come to Parade Rest. • On “ATTENTION,” come to Order Arms in one count.
  36. 36. Attention from Rest Positions (cont.) • From Fall Out: ~ The command is “FALL IN.” ~ On “FALL IN,” go back to your place in ranks. ~ Come to attention at Order Arms.
  37. 37. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms • This is a four-count movement. • The command is “Right Shoulder, ARMS.”
  38. 38. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • At the command of execution, count one: ~ lift the rifle across your body ~ at the same time, take the balance in your left hand
  39. 39. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On the second count: ~ release the upper hand guard with your right hand ~ grasp the heel of the butt ~ the thumb and index finger touch on top of the stock ~ your remaining fingers are joined and wrap around the rifle butt
  40. 40. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On the third count: ~ place the rifle on your right shoulder without changing your grip on the butt ~ the sights are up ~ the rifle is tilted at an angle of 45 degrees to the deck ~ held so it points directly fore and aft
  41. 41. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On the third count (cont.): ~ your right elbow is against your side, your forearm level with the deck ~ while placing the rifle on your shoulder, allow your left hand to slide to the small of the stock ~ your left hand guides the rifle to your shoulder ~ keep palm facing to the rear
  42. 42. Right Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On the fourth count, move your left hand smartly to your side.
  43. 43. Order Arms from Right Shoulder Arms • This is a four-count movement. • The command is “Order, ARMS.”
  44. 44. Order Arms from Right Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On “ARMS,” the first count: ~ lift the rifle across your body ~ at the same time, take the balance in your left hand
  45. 45. Order Arms from Right Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the second count, smartly grasp the upper hand guard with your right hand, elbow held without strain and nearly touching the hand guard.
  46. 46. Order Arms from Right Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the third count: ~ release the balance with your left hand and lower the rifle until the butt is three inches from the deck ~ while lowering the rifle, change the grasp with the right hand to the „V‟ position and move your left hand near the stacking swivel
  47. 47. Order Arms from Right Shoulder Arms (cont.) • On the fourth count: ~ return your left hand smartly to your side ~ lower the butt gently to the deck
  48. 48. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms • This is a four-count movement. • The command is “Left Shoulder, ARMS.”
  49. 49. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On counts one and two, come to the position of Port Arms.
  50. 50. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On count three: ~ release the balance with left hand and place the rifle on your left shoulder with your right hand ~ your right wrist and forearm are straight and held down without strain
  51. 51. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On count three (cont.): ~ at the same time grasp the heel of the butt ~ your thumb and index finger touch on top of the stock ~ the remaining fingers are joined and wrap around the rifle butt
  52. 52. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On count three (cont.): ~ the rifle is at a 45-degree angle to the deck, sights up ~ keep the rifle pointing directly fore and aft ~ left elbow is against your side ~ left forearm is straight and parallel to the deck, upper arm in line with your back
  53. 53. Left Shoulder Arms from Order Arms (cont.) • On count four, drop your right hand smartly to your side.
  54. 54. Authorized Movements from Order Arms to: • Port Arms • Right Shoulder Arms • Left Shoulder Arms • Present Arms • Inspection Arms • Trail Arms • Rifle Salute • Rest Positions
  55. 55. Authorized Movements from Port Arms to: • Right Shoulder Arms • Left Shoulder Arms • Order Arms • Present Arms
  56. 56. Authorized Movements from Right/Left Shoulder Arms to: • Left/Right Shoulder Arms • Port Arms • Order Arms • Present Arms • Inspection Arms • Rifle Salute
  57. 57. Authorized Movements from Trail Arms to: • Rifle Salute • Order Arms
  58. 58. Authorized movement from Inspection Arms: None. You are already at Port Arms.
  59. 59. Authorized movements from Present Arms: • Order Arms
  60. 60. Q.1. What is included in your grip whenever the left hand grasps the rifle at or near the point of balance?
  61. 61. Q.1. What is included in your grip whenever the left hand grasps the rifle at or near the point of balance? A.1. The sling
  62. 62. Q.2. What is the position of attention with the rifle?
  63. 63. Q.2. What is the position of attention with the rifle? A.2. Order Arms
  64. 64. Q.3. What command is given when your right foot remains in place and the rifle is held as in parade rest with your right arm slightly relaxed?
  65. 65. Q.3. What command is given when your right foot remains in place and the rifle is held as in parade rest with your right arm slightly relaxed? A.3. “At Ease”
  66. 66. Q.4. What position is the rifle held across the body with the butt in front of the right hip?
  67. 67. Q.4. What position is the rifle held across the body with the butt in front of the right hip? A.4. Port Arms
  68. 68. Q.5. In moving from Order to Port, at what command do you lift the rifle across your body and take the balance point in your left hand?
  69. 69. Q.5. In moving from Order to Port, at what command do you lift the rifle across your body and take the balance point in your left hand? A.5. “ARMS”
  70. 70. Q.6. What command is given when the salute is the same as for order arms except that the butt of the rifle is held 3 inches off the ground?
  71. 71. Q.6. What command is given when the salute is the same as for order arms except that the butt of the rifle is held 3 inches off the ground? A.6. RIFLE SALUTE
  72. 72. Q.7. Other than a rifle salute, what is another way of saluting when under arms?
  73. 73. Q.7. Other than a rifle salute, what is another way of saluting when under arms? A.7. Present Arms

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